• Armeria maritima | Thrift

    Posted on March 9, 2014 by in Wildflowers

    Pink pincushions of wildflowers

    Living near the seaside, I see a lot of sea pinks aka thrift. The cushions of foliage look very soft and comfy, and the compound flowers always seem so profuse. The wildflowers grow happily in the chalk cliffs at Seaford, unaffected by the strong winds and sea salt.

    cliffs armeria maritima thrift sea pink

    Cliffs with Armeria maritima, thrift sea pink, pink, photographed May 2013 at Seaford Head

    close-up Armeria maritima, thrift sea pink

    Close-up of Armeria maritima, thrift sea pink, pink, photographed May 2013 at Seaford Head

    Read more about a walk which took me past these sea pinks